Does a pendulum testicle have to be treated?

No, in the testicle a normal testicular descent has taken place in the scrotum, so there is no pathological condition that would need treatment. However, due to a strong muscle reflex, the testicle can be pulled up to the upper end of the scrotum or into the inguinal canal with external stimuli (for example, cold) and thus oscillate back and forth.

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For a healthy (sex) development without treatment need is crucial that the testes are mostly in their correct place in the scrotum. And that's usually the case with the pendulum testicle.

In warm environments (such as bed, bath water) you can feel your son's gonads in the scrotum. But be careful.

Author:Dr. Hubertus Glaser